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Live Review & Photos: Zac Brown Band at Sleep Train Ampitheatre, October 19, 2014


Zac Brown Band

Brown and Co. put their country stamp on an eclectic series of covers



O&B Guestcast vol. 6 – Diamond Lakes


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San Diego’s Diamond Lakes will celebrate the release of its inaugural EP this Saturday



Live Photos: Jenny Lewis at House of Blues, October 25, 2014


Jenny Lewis

The singer/songwriter captivated a crowd of devotees



Live Review: The New Pornographers at North Park Theatre, October 18, 2014


The New Pornographers

The power-pop supergroup was in fine form at its San Diego show



San Diego Shows of Interest, October 27 – November 2, 2014


Wild Wild Wets by Chris Maroulakos

Our recommended San Diego concerts for the week



Interview: Young Rebel Set


Young Rebel Set

England’s Young Rebel Set talked to us before their recent Casbah show



Live Review: The Drums at Soda Bar, October 13, 2014


The Drums

You can’t have your dessert before you finish your dinner



Live Review and Photos: Justin Townes Earle at the Belly Up, October 7, 2014


Justin Townes Earle by Leslie Kalohi

Justin Townes Earle brought his typical unpredictability to Solana Beach



Live Review & Photos: The Experience Hendrix Tour at Harrah’s, October 9, 2014


Buddy Guy at the Experience Hendrix Tour

An all-star tribute kept Hendrix’s fire burning



Video Premiere: Soft Lions – “Soft as Lions”


Soft Lions

We proudly present the San Diego band’s music video debut



San Diego: Win Tickets to See “Birdman” Starring Michael Keaton


BIRDMAN One Sheet

We’re giving away passes to Michael Keaton’s acclaimed new movie



Live Review & Photos: Saintseneca at Soda Bar, October 8, 2014


Saintseneca

The Columbus, OH band unfurled some beautiful folk harmonies



Live Review & Photos: Crosby, Stills & Nash at Civic Theatre, October 1, 2014


Crosby Stills & Nash

The classic rock band put on a harmonious show in San Diego



Live Photos: Ben Kweller at the Casbah, October 1, 2014


Ben Kweller at the Casbah San Diego

The singer/songwriter’s San Diego set was a return to pop-punk form



Live Review & Photos: The Pixies and Royal Blood at Humphreys Concerts by the Bay, September 27, 2014


The Pixies by Leslie Kalohi

The Pixies engaged the crowd in a night of controlled chaos



Interview: Better Than Ezra


Better than Ezra by Sylvia Borgo

Louisiana’s Better Than Ezra sat down with us before their recent Belly Up show



San Diego: Win Tickets to See “St. Vincent” Starring Bill Murray


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We’re giving away passes to Bill Murray’s latest comedy



Live Photos: Lykke Li at the North Park Theatre, September 22, 2014


Lykke Li at the North Park Theatre, San Diego

The Swedish singer put on an incredible show



Interview: The Soft White Sixties


The Soft White Sixties by Sylvia Borgo

The San Francisco band plays the Belly Up tonight



Live Photos: Mini Mansions at Bar Pink, September 13, 2014


Mini Mansions

The band’s set was a highlight of this year’s San Diego Music Thing



Live Review & Photos: Jack Johnson and Bahamas at RIMAC Field, August 30, 2014


Jack Johnson

Johnson’s set drew a crowd of all ages



Live Review & Photos: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue and Galactic at Humphreys, August 22, 2014


Trombone Shorty

Two jazzy bands got the Humphreys crowd moving



The Owl and Bear Podcast vol. 185


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When I’m looking in the mirror, I remember the bad things I did



Live Review: Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden at Sleep Train Amphitheater; August 21, 2014


Nine Inch Nails in 2013 by Sylvia Borgo

The two veteran bands proved little has changed in 20 years — and that’s a good thing